June 8, 2021
iimak announced that it has appointed Willis Reese as its Director of Business Development for its iimak digital inks division. In this position, Willis will help develop, grow, and expand the company’s digital ink portfolio within multiple markets.
“Our executive leadership team is thrilled to have Willis join our company. His extensive, 20 years of inkjet experience will help drive iimak’s continued growth and success in developing aqueous-based inkjet ink solutions for many OEM printer companies.” Says Steve Emery, SVP of Digital Inks.
As a Kentucky native, Willis graduated from Murray State University with a bachelor’s degree in Printing Management/Graphic Arts.
Starting his career at Sun Chemical, most of his work was focused in the traditional packaging ink and printing market developing and selling the first 4-colour paper towel and napkin inks. Willis has been in the digital ink and coatings business since 2006, making his mark at companies such as Noveon, Hexion, INX, and DyStar.
A large portion of Willis’s digital career has been working with start-up inkjet ink businesses that has allowed him to establish a network around the world.
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